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Monday 21 April 2014

Woman's body found in rural house

Garda discovered the body of a woman at a house at a rural property near Mayo Abbey in Castlebar, Co Mayo

The body of a woman has been discovered at a house in Co Mayo.

The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was found at the rural property, near Mayo Abbey in Castlebar, at around midday.

Gardai have preserved the scene for a technical examination. State pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is to go to the house where the body remains.

A man aged in his early 20s was later arrested in connection with the woman's death.

He was brought to Castlebar Garda station and held under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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